Nebraska Tribal Officer Killed in Solo-Vehicle Accident

Sergeant Curtis Blackbird;  Photo: via

Sergeant Curtis Blackbird; Photo: via

A tribal police officer in Nebraska was killed in a solo-vehicle accident while responding to a call for service on Sunday morning. 

Sergeant Curtis Blackbird, 59, was responding to a call when his vehicle struck a construction crane.

The accident occurred on Nebraska Highway 94 and the weather was said to be very foggy at the time. 

Tribal services are scheduled to be held on Thursday.


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